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June 19, 2014

Things to do – Events 06.20.14

FIREWORKS CELEBRATION, July 3, at the Canebrake, four miles east of Wagoner off Oklahoma 51. Restaurant hours will be 5:30 to 8 p.m., live music on the lawn from 8 to 10 p.m. and fireworks from dark until they’re done. An a la carte menu will be available in the dining room with Americana cuisine, and an ice cream sundae bar will be available on the lawn for $5. Veterans can enjoy sundaes free of charge. Information: (918) 485-1810 or www.thecanebrake.com.

PATIO PIG ROAST AND LUAU, 6 to 9 p.m. July 17 at the Canebrake, four miles east of Wagoner off Oklahoma 51. The event includes music, summer cocktails and pig roast. Guests can enjoy special room rates for the evening. Grass skirts and coconut tops are optional. The event is $65 per person. Tax and gratuity is not included. Reservations are required.

SUMMER LUNCH PROGRAM, 11 a.m. to 1:30 until August 8 at the Martin Luther King Center. The lunches are free to any youth 18 years and younger.

SUMMER LUNCH PROGRAM, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., May 31-Aug. 8 at Rotary Park. Everyone is welcome for free lunch of sandwich, dessert and drink. Sponsored by New Hope Assembly of God. Information: (918) 683-2139 or www.newhopemuskogee.com.

THE PAPILION IN HONOR HEIGHTS PARK teaching garden and Georgia-Pacific Butterfly House is open daily, weather permitting. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission charge is $3 for adults and $2 for children/seniors/military.

BREAKFAST/FLEA MARKET, 7 a.m. first Saturday of each month at Porum Landing Fire Department, eight miles west of Porum on Texanna Road or nine miles east of Highway 69 on Texanna Road. Breakfast will be Harry’s biscuits with sausage gravy, scrambled eggs, hash browns, grits, fruit, orange juice, and coffee from 7 to 9:30 a.m. The flea market will be open as long as there are buyers. Booth information, James, (405) 229-6445.

MUSKOGEE FARMERS’ MARKET, 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays, Market Square, in front of the Muskogee Civic Center. Local produce, plants, eggs, meat, crafts, body care products, ready-to-eat foods and much more.

BINGO NIGHT, American Legion Post 15, 5:30 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays and 7 p.m. main session on Thursdays.

CHRISTIAN COFFEEHOUSE, 8 to 11 p.m. Fridays, Ark of Faith, 401 E. Broadway. Refreshments and fellowship with a set time for audience participation. Audience participation includes sharing a song, poem, dance or skit. The lineup: 8 to 11 p.m. June 20, Pastor Joel Gonzales will lead worship. Food provided by women of the First United Methodist Church for an evening of fellowship and sharing at the Ark of Faith. Only third Friday in July and August.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PREVENTION NETWORK, noon, first Tuesday of every month at Studio Broadway, 213 W. Broadway. Anyone interested in finding strategies to reduce the statistics of Domestic Violence in the greater Muskogee area.

GOSPEL MUSIC NIGHT, 6 to 9 p.m. the first Saturday of the month, Okay Senior Center, Okay. Free live music. April guest: Crystal River. Concessions available. Information: (918) 360-1968.

INDIE MOVIE NIGHTS, 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, Studio Broadway. Concessions available.  Cost: $5 non-members, free to Bare Bones Films Arts Society members. Information: (918) 616-1264.

MOTORCYCLE DINNER RUN, 5 p.m. Saturdays, weather permitting. Everyone is welcome to meet for a ride and have dinner. For the meeting location, call Steve Hill, (918) 441-1352 or Lorraine Hill, (918) 913-1690.

MOVIES AT THE ROXY THEATER, All movies cost $2 per person and start at 7 p.m. The lineup: June 26, “Jaws.”

MUSKOGEE PATRIOT TOWNHALL MEETINGS, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month, Muskogee Public Library. This is a citizen education opportunity to hear experts share their knowledge and experience in preparation for upcoming elections 2014, 2016. Information (918) 577-6352.

ORIENTAL LODGE #430 meets at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays.

POOL LEAGUES, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, VFW. 8-Ball Tuesday, BCA Wednesday, 9-Ball Thursday, Friday 8-Ball Tournament. Every second and fourth Saturday is Scotch Doubles. Information: (918) 683-5230.

SAVE OUR WATER LAKE EUFAULA meets at 8 a.m. on the third Thursday of each month at the Eufaula First United Methodist Church, 220 S. Main St. Information: donledgar@aol.com.

THIRD ANNUAL IN-KIND POW-WOW, 2 to 11 p.m. June 28, Bacone College. Information and donations: (918) 682-2586.

THOMAS-FOREMAN HISTORIC HOME TOURS, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays. Admission is $2 for adults, $1 for students. Information: (918) 686-6624 or www.3riversmuseum.com.

VETERANS JOB CLUB, fourth Wednesday of each month, 10 a.m., Muskogee Workforce Office.

DODGEBRAWL AND LIVE GREAT 918, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 19, BOk Center, Tulsa. Information: (918) 894-4268 or bsmith@smgtulsa.com.

HISTORIC NEIGHBORHOOD WALKING TOUR, 4 p.m. June 28, Spaulding Park. From the park join a group tour to explore many “firsts” for Muskogee and Indian Territory. Cost is $5 (cash only). Meet near the park office. Wear comfortable shoes and clothing appropriate for the weather.

 

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